Yesterday morning we were invited on to Ujima Radio's RISE UP Breakfast show with Angel Mel (thanks for having us!) to talk about our latest funding round.
And today, our interview with Plan C as part of the Demand the New Normal series that was aired on BCfm Radio earlier this year went live online. You can listen here: https://weareplanc.buzzsprout.com/1677301/7739014-demand-a-new-normal-bristol-redistro
Our second funding round is open, with an application deadline of Monday 29 March 2021. You can read more about how to apply here: www.bristolredistro.org/apply
We're aiming to be open for applications again in the new year, but to be able to do that we need to raise the funds. Please give what you can to our crowdfund:
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2/10/2020 0 Comments
In a society where hoarding money and power is the norm, what can be achieved by thinking differently? Bristol Redistro is trying to find out, by encouraging rich individuals to channel their excess into a pool of money that community groups control.
We were featured in the brilliant Bristol Cable. You can read the full article here:
We have been supporting the BS5 Solidarity Fund by allowing them to use our bank account to collect donations and make payments from. The fund is part of the BS5 Mutual Aid group that was set up at the beginning of the Covid19 pandemic.
The fund helps cover the costs of practical support to individuals affected by coronavirus, such as providing food, accommodation and medication and also supporting groups aiming to build more resilient communities in the face of an uncertain future. Small grants of £50 for individuals or £250 groups are available with a simple application process.
Here are some examples of grants given out so far: